City Views, Belgium, Antwerp, Religious, Monastery, Franciscan Monastery
"Antwerp. - "Mons Omnium Sanctorum sive Conventus Antverpiensis Fratrum "
Monastery of the Franciscan Monastery (Friars Minor) in Antwerp.
Half bird's eye view into the entire monasterial setting.
Copper etching by Jacob Neeffs (1610-?)
after the drawing by Philip Fruytiers (1610-1666)
Original antique print
Print in good condition. Left, upper and right margins are narrow (along plate mark)
33,3 x 44,7 cm (ca. 13.1 x 17.5")
The Recollects Convent (Minderbroederskerk) was a monastery of the Recollects order in Antwerp in Belgium. It was the original location of several works by Peter Paul Rubens (Christ on the Cross and The Incredulity of Saint Thomas). It was also the first home of the Royal Museum of Fine Arts until 1875.